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HP Laserjet 1200 will not print if installed on new computer

I set up a new computer (Dell running on Windows XP) I plugged in the HP Laserjet 1200 Printer and it automatically installed the printer. It appears it recognizes it. If I am trying to print a test page, it returns an error message and says that it could not print and the Printer Que is full. Does anybody have a solution for this problem?

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Try printing a self test directly from the printer.
If its ok, use a new cable, if it still does not work, re install the driver, if it still does not work, try from another computer.

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Check to see if you are trying to print offline...

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